Aviva Investors France, the French asset management branch of insurance group Aviva, has announced changes in the structure of its private debt division.
The real estate, infrastructure and private corporate debt activities have been gathered and will be overseen by Antoine Maspétiol, who has been appointed head of Private Debt in the firm’s Paris office.
Maspétiol will lead a 10-person team and will report to Denis Lehman, chief investment officer of Aviva Investors France.
In addition, Benoit Faguer has been named head of Corporate Private Debt France and will be reporting to Maspétiol.
Current assets under management of Aviva Group on the infrastructure and real estate debt amount to around €13bn while over €1bn is managed in corporate private debt strategies.
Maspétiol joined Aviva Investors France in June 2014 as head of Corporate Private Debt France. Prior to that, he worked three years at La Banque Postale where he was deputy head of Structured Finance. He started his career at Royal Bank of Scotland in the structured finance department.
Faguet joined the corporate private debt team of Aviva Investors France in May 2015. He has held various structured finance roles at HSBC and WestLB where he began his career in 2007.